Loughborough University

Loughborough University


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Operational Services Monthly grade 2 from £20972 to £20972 per annum. Subject to annual pay award.

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Full time and open ended with a shift allowance of 12.5%

We are currently looking for a Lifeguard to join us at Loughborough University Swimming Pool.

Here at Loughborough University, we continue to strive to achieve world leading student participation levels in sport and fitness by offering a vibrant and inspirational experience. The swimming pool also provides a world class training environment for British Swimming and British Triathlon. This is your opportunity to be part of the team that makes great things happen!

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It would be advantageous to have a valid RLSS National Pool Lifeguard Qualification or equivalent and a first aid qualification but not essential astraining will be provided for the successful candidate showing other attributes we are looking for. This is an excellent opportunity to gain your RLSS National Pool Lifeguard Qualification while working in an inspiring environment.

We are looking for an exceptional individual capable of providing a safe environment and who delivers an excellent customer service experience that exceeds expectations. You will require excellent interpersonal and communication skills, be enthusiastic, punctual, reliable and enjoying working within a team.

This is a full-time position working 37 hours per week. A shift system which includes working a combination of early mornings, evenings, weekends and bank holiday/closure days is currently in operation and there is a shift allowance of 12.5% to reflect this.

Contact for informal enquiries: Nicole Lewitt, Duty Manager, [email protected], 01509 226200

Closing date for receipt of applications: 28 April 2024

Interview date: week commencing 6 May 2024

Further details can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification.

Loughborough University is committed to achieving equity and valuing diversity in all aspects of employment and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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Loughborough University


United Kingdom


March 29, 2024

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April 28, 2024

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About the employer

The history of Loughborough University can be traced back to the establishment of a small technical institute in 1909. Originally, Loughborough University of Technology provided education only in technical subjects like art and science. The university was given its current name in 1996. Currently, the university has 22 academic schools and departments, over 100 research groups, institutes and centers, and over 35 professional services, teams.

Located in the center of Loughborough, UK, the university campus covers an area of 440 acres. The campus has a world-class infrastructure and provides a plethora of facilities like huge lecture theatres, a well-stocked library, well-equipped laboratories, an extensive IT network, a conference center, excellent accommodation, and Loughborough Students' Union. The university also has an arts center, a bank, a health center, two theatres, restaurants, and some shops. Also, it provides the students with excellent sports facilities. The university has a postgraduate campus in London too. Both the campuses have won many awards and rankings for the facilities they offer.

Loughborough University offers numerous undergraduate, doctoral and postgraduate programs in various fields like accounts, finance, engineering, sciences, architecture, business, computer science, management, mathematics, languages, sports, economics, arts, social sciences, media, and psychology. The university houses more than 17,000 students and over 3,700 staff members. It is a member of a renowned international academic network, UNITECH International, and has collaborations with many international institutions like MIT, IIT Delhi, and Nanyang Technological University. It also has strong links with many funding agencies and sponsors like the Brunei High Commission, the Libyan Embassy, Oman Cultural Attaché Office and the Chevening Organization. The university equips the students with the skills and knowledge required to improve their employability and offers them plenty of outstanding career opportunities.

Loughborough University has a large network of alumni. There are more than 178,000 alumni across 169 countries. Sir Peter Bonfield is BT Group's former chief executive. Lord Sebastian Coe is an Olympic athlete well-known for holding the world marathon record. Paula Radcliffe is Williams Formula One team's Head of Vehicle Performance and Rob Smedley's former race engineer. Malcolm Sayer is a successful car and aircraft designer. Rosalind Ayres is a popular English actress. Tanni Grey-Thompson is a television presenter, Welsh politician, and a former wheelchair racer. Clive Woodward used to be an English rugby player and served as the coach for the England rugby team from 1997-2004. There are lots of other distinguished and notable names linked to the university.

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